Prayer Shawl Ministry Purpose: The Prayer Shawl Ministry wishes to combine the wonderful fellowship found within St. Mary’s Church and its community with our talents of knitting or crocheting, to form a prayerful ministry that reaches out to those in need of comfort, solace, and prayer.
A Prayer Shawl Your wings to take you above your troubles. Wrap it around you when you are sad, happy, needing comfort, cold, worried, at peace, needing answers, having no questions, ministering, socializing or praying. Let it be a sacred place where you can meet God; all encompassing, non-judging. Where you can just be!
Qualifications: Ability to do simple knitting and/or crocheting patterns.
Directions and information can be sent to you from the Rectory. Yarn can be purchased on your own or yarn can be provided for you. Finished prayer shawls are returned to the rectory for a blessing from our Pastor.
People are welcome to get the directions and bring them for blessings even if the intended recipient is your personal friend or family member.
You do not have to knit or crochet to be pick up and deliver prayer shawls. If you are not a knitter but would like to deliver a prayer shawl to someone you know who is in need please stop by the rectory during business hours and pick one up. A $20 donation is suggested.
||Jacqueline St. Martin
Prayer Shawl Book
Prayer Shawl Card
Prayer Shawl Crochet Directions
Prayer Shawl Knitting Directions